{"notes":[{"name":"David E. Wick","year":"1968","degree":"BME, Horn","note":"David Wick recently retired from the Virginia Symphony and Virginia Opera after playing principal horn with these organizations since 1981. Prior to these positions he was principal horn with the Cedar Rapids (Iowa) Symphony and taught in the Cedar Rapids school system. After returning to school at the University of Iowa for a MA in horn performance, he pursued a career in performance and college teaching.\r\n\r\nWick has taught at Coe and Cornell Colleges in Iowa, in Virginia at Christopher Newport University and The College of William & Mary, where he has been applied instructor in horn since 1985.\r\n\r\nEvery summer since 1972, David has returned to the Bloomington campus to spend an hour or two practicing in a third floor practice room of the MA. No one has ever asked what he's doing there!"},{"name":"Patricia M. (Saarinen) Harrell","year":"1966","degree":"BME, Violin","note":"Patricia Harrell was hired to help start a public school orchestra program in Las Vegas, NV. The program grew from 5 full time orchestra teachers in 1980 to more than 80 string specialists. Patricia taught a total of 31 years of school orchestra, with an average of 250 string students a day. Now retired, she currently plays lead violin with Wayne Newton and is a tenured violinist in the LAS Vegas Philharmonic."},{"name":"Paul B. Stewart","year":"1965","degree":"BM, Piano","note":"Paul B. Stewart has retired from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro School of Music after 46 years of teaching piano, music theory, and piano pedagogy. He has appeared as a soloist with the North Carolina Symphony and has presented workshops, lectures, and performances on ragtime music across the USA and Europe. He released a ragtime CD, Rhythm and Rags, in 2007. Stewart and his wife Barbara (Lasota), BS\u201967, live in Greensboro, North Carolina."},{"name":"Rebecca E. Shockley","year":"1968","degree":"BM, MM, Piano","note":"Rebecca E. Shockley, BM\u201967, MM\u201968, authored an article entitled, \u201cDorothy Stolzenbach Payne: Remembering a Legendary Cincinnati Piano Teacher,\u201d which appeared in the January\u2013February 2015 issue of Clavier Companion magazine. Shockley traced the life and career of her mother, a well-known pianist and teacher in Cincinnati and former pianist with the Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra. Shockley, who is professor emerita of piano pedagogy in the School of Music at the University of Minnesota, has also donated materials to the Dorothy Stolzenbach Payne Archives, to be housed at the University of Cincinnati."}]}